Dissertation > History, geography > European History > Western Europe > Britain > In the past,the modern history ( 1640 ~) > The consolidation of the capitalist system and development period ( 1689 to 18 by mid-century )

Robert Walpole 's peaceful foreign policy ( 1721-1742 years )

Author WangBenTao
Tutor ZhaoJunXiu
School Capital Normal University
Course World History
Keywords Robert Walpole Foreign Policy Peace
CLC K561.42
Type Master's thesis
Year 2007
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Robert Walpole was the first Prime Minister of the British bourgeoisie Cabinet, he implemented during the administration of the British foreign policy of peace. This article discusses the foreign policy of peace Walpole reasons for the formation, as well as the impact of the main content. Paper is divided into three chapters: The first chapter examines the Walpole British politics at home and abroad among the political background of the peaceful foreign policy of Walpole reasons for the formation. \Meanwhile in the UK after the War of Spanish Succession has obtained ocean advantage, \The second chapter discusses the preliminary ruling Walpole's foreign policy. 1721-1731 years, the foreign policy of non-interference from Walpole to leading British Foreign and established the British foreign policy of peace. During this period Walpole peaceful foreign policy is to maintain the main content of Anglo-French cooperation, maintain the balance of power in Europe, the war in a peaceful way to resolve the crisis, its purpose is to safeguard the national interests of the United Kingdom, the development of Britain's commercial trade. When the Vienna Union and Hanover led to the European Union against the war crisis, Walpole to take defensive measures to avoid war and the war, the British to avoid the war, to maintain the European balance of power. Anglo-French cooperation in the case of unsustainable, Walpole adjust the British diplomatic strategy to improve relations with Austria, in the maintenance of the European balance of power on the basis of avoiding the isolation of the United Kingdom. Chapter III discusses Walpole governing the evolution of the late foreign policy of peace and the end. From 1731 to 1742, the Walpole political power reached its peak, a comprehensive control of Britain's domestic and foreign policy, diplomatic insist on the policy of peace, conflict against intervention in Europe, and in the Polish Succession War succeeded in making Britain to maintain \neutrality. \For commercial growing contradiction between the British West, Walpole resolve trade disputes through negotiations, easing England West conflict, the development of foreign trade. During this period the international situation in Europe is changing, France's strength gradually restored, \policy. Walpole's foreign policy has distinct characteristics of the times, at that time the British have an important impact on domestic politics.

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